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Offline Askold

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The Church-Police
« on: March 21, 2017, 04:37:15 am »
...No, not these folks:



...Or these:
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UO0ZjJm-FPk" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UO0ZjJm-FPk</a>

Instead the good ol' folk in Alabama are wondering if they should let the church have their own police force:
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/alabama-may-allow-church-form-own-police-force-n735811

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An Alabama megachurch is seeking to establish its own police department — and a bill that would green light the force is already moving through the state senate.

The 4,100-member strong Briarwood Presbyterian Church, located in suburban Birmingham, contends it needs its own police force to counter any potential threats because it is also home to a K-12 school and a theological seminary with 2,000 students and teachers.

Failing that there is another law that they are trying to pass that would allow churches give armed churchgoers legal protection if they shoot people...

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Re: The Church-Police
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2017, 04:55:18 am »
... what could go wrong, right?


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Re: The Church-Police
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2017, 11:32:52 am »
Alabama............... that's all I have to say about that.

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Re: The Church-Police
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2017, 11:48:59 am »
@SCarpelan: And I think we all know how well things turned out for them, don't we?
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Re: The Church-Police
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2017, 03:42:29 pm »
Well.....I guess they're just ahead of the curve here.

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Re: The Church-Police
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2017, 03:09:02 am »
I think we need Queen Cersei to demonstrate the separation of Church and State, yeah?
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Re: The Church-Police
« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2017, 03:15:48 am »
I think we need Queen Cersei to demonstrate the separation of Church and State, yeah?

Well, right now there's King Donald Joffrey Trump, so...
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Re: The Church-Police
« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2017, 06:28:47 pm »
Something something Jaehaerys the Conciliator

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Re: The Church-Police
« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2017, 09:36:32 pm »
To use another reference, if they put a Malcador the Sigilite type in charge the irony would become delicious.

They expect arrests for being gay and other social deviances.

They get a decent guy who goes after Republicans for corruption and insufficient provision of social safety nets.
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Re: The Church-Police
« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2017, 04:15:51 am »
Maybe someone should ask Jim Jones how well that worked out for them...oh WAIT...


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Re: The Church-Police
« Reply #10 on: May 01, 2017, 08:15:38 pm »
Good idea, let's turn the town into Christian Saudi Arabia.
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